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International Business - International Tourism & Hospitality Management

Entry requirements

Candidates for this programme should hold a Primary Honours Degree in a business/tourism/ hospitality related discipline or a postgraduate related qualification. Non business graduates or candidates with substantial work experience may apply but will be subject to interview.


3 stages.

Careers or further progression

MBA Progression Option
On completion of the MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management, students may choose to enrol on the MBA in International Business. The graduates may, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace. The successful completion of these reports enables them to replace their MSc qualification with an MBA.

Further enquiries

For Further Information
Please contact the Admissions Office
t: +353 1 415 0415

Subjects taught

About the course
The MSc has three stages. The three stages, which accumulate towards the final award, are:

Taught modules:
– Management Accounting and Control
– International Marketing Management
– Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility (+)
– Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning
– Revenue Management for International Tourism and Hospitality Managers
– One Elective Module (see below)

Taught modules:
– Strategic Human Resource Management
– International Strategy
– Business Research Methods (+)
– Marketing Communications for Tourism and Hospitality
– Crisis Management for Tourism and Hospitality
– One Elective Module (see elective modules)

(+) over two semesters

Elective modules :
One to be chosen in Stage 1;
One to be chosen in Stage 2
– International Tourism Law
– International Convention and Event Management
– International Sports and Leisure Management
– Health and Wellness Tourism

– MSc Dissertation in International Tourism and Hospitality Management


Validated by QQI.

Enrolment and start dates

Application can be made directly to the GCD Admissions Office or via the website

Applications for all direct entry programmes (undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time/evening time) must be made on the website and relevant* supporting documentation can be emailed to or posted to:

The Admissions Office,
Griffith College Dublin,
South Circular Road,
Dublin 8.

*All applications for direct entry to undergraduate programmes should include a copy of official Leaving Certificate results with the exception of mature applicants (who must supply evidence of date of birth).

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